Mr. Muhammad Adnan

Academic Position:

LECTURER

Teaching Interests:

ENGLISH LITERATURE: SOUTHASIAN LITERATURE, ROMANTIC LITERATURE, SHAKESPEAREAN STUDIES AND MODERN LITERATURE

Fields of Research (FoR):

SOUTHAISAN LITERATURE, FOLKTALES, MODERN DRAMA

Keywords:

Southasian studies

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Faculty:

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Student Advising Schedule:

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BIOGRAPHY

Born in Mandi Bahauddin, I passed my M.Phil English Literature in 2018. Until now, I have taught at the top ranking universities of Pakistan. I had also analyzed the diverse issues of the male and female students regarding diverse areas of academic, social, psychological and official in the University of Lahore Gujrat Campus, University of Sargodha M.B.Din Campus, University of Central Punjab Gujranwala and GCU, M.B.Din campus. started serving in GC, M.B. Din in October 2012. I served there for 2 years: 2012 to 214. I taught there Master and BS Levels. I taught Classical poetry, romantic poetry, and Modern Poetry there. I got 90 percent result in the first annual and got the Malaysian visit visa as a reward. Although it was in the air, I qualified for it. In GC, we organized Oedipus Rex under the direction of the emerging English dramatist of Pakistan. In November 2014, I left GC College and was selected in the private Public sub-campus University of Sargodha, M.B. Din Campus. There I started serving BS and Masters. Again I taught Classical, Romantic and Modern poetry in this private campus. In July 2015, The Department of English dramatized the dramatic enactment of the Guilt by Usman Ali. The department also established Ali’s Theater which is second to Ajoka theater in Punjab. I performed the managerial skill and got the prize by Dr. Muhammad Akram Chaudhry, VC UOS SARGODHA for the services in the department. In 2015, I also started M. Phil in Language and Literature from UOS. In 2016, I progressed and attended 2 research conferences; first in Kinnaird College and second in Punjab University. I also attended the multidisciplinary conference in the US, M.B. Din Campus. I presented two papers in two conferences organized by the department of English. Here, I worked with the team under the guidance of Usman Ali and presented two papers. My two papers were given the first position in these conferences. My first paper was about the narrative structure of Pakistani folk tale Hir and Ranjha and second, was the Dynamics of power in Ali's The Odyssey. The first paper was praised by Ejaz Asghar, the chairperson of THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH UOS at that time and luckily 2nd paper was also praised by him. In 2017, I tried my best and got success in research culture. In June one of my students Bhaktawar Alishba got 8.5 bands in the British and Australian Council. Her success story is published in which she honored me and dedicated her success to me as her teacher. In October Again my two papers were selected in NED University OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY Karachi. I went there and presented two papers. These are The narrative structure of Pakistani Folk tale Hir and Ranjha and Stylistic scrutinization of Philip Larkin's Take Kiddies for Home and Bird. THESE Paper chaired by (SESSION CHAIRED BY Shirley Dita, De La Salle University, English and Applied Linguistics Department, Faculty Member. Studies Teaching English as a Second Language, Corpus Linguistics, and World English) In November 2017, The Department of English Us M.B.Din Campus organized an International Conference on English literature. Dr. Clair Chamber who is a Senior Lecturer in Global Literature, Convenor of the MA in Global Literature and Culture, and returning Graduate Chair (from September 2018). Before coming to the University of York in 2012, she worked for eight years in the School of Cultural Studies at Leeds Beckett University. She studied for her undergraduate degree at Newcastle University and completed her MA and Ph.D. at the University of Leeds. She graced the conference. I was also part of the organizing committee. I also Presented paper in the 1st international conference a new historical study of the Indus Saga by Aitzaz Ahsan (yet to be published) (SESSION CHAIRED BY NIAMA MIHAS,ASSISTANT PROFESSOR LASBELA UNIVERSITY BALOCHISTAN). Luckily, in December 2017, Again University of EDUCATION township campus graced me the honor to present the paper: (SESSION CHAIRED BY DR.WASEEMA DEAN OF HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT AIR UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD 2018 was the blessed year for my research activities. I worked hard and organized a conference in the UoS, M.B.Din Campus. I supervised 25 students. It was a landmark for me to supervise. I was graced with the title of best researcher by The department of English, Los M.B.Din Campus. Dr. Ghulam Ali, University of Gujrat, Center for Languages and Translation Studies graced me with the best researcher award of 2018. It was the second time in the history of the US, M.B.Din Campus. Firstly, I was given the best supervisor award by the department of English and Waris Nadeem Warraich announced the laptop for the best candidate. I participated in ICLAP 2018. It was the fourth conference by the International Conference of Linguistics Association of Pakistan. It was held in Fatima Jinnah Women University Rawalpindi. I presented the paper: Critical Discourse Analysis of Hir & Ranjha by Charles Frederick Usborne(session Chaired by Dr. Tafseer Ahmed, who has teaching and research experience of more than 17 years in various institutes including the University of Karachi, FAST NUCES Lahore, the University of Konstanz and DHA Suffa University. I also raced in the field of research and took a group of students in GCU Faisalabad. There, I presented the paper along with my students. Here, the session was chaired by Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz Arif Chair DELL & Dean Faculty of Languages DEL. In 2019, I toured Garrison University Lahore with a bunch of researchers. They presented their paper and I was honored by the English Department. I Presented paper in 2ndNational Conference on English Language, Literature and Education (NACELLE) on the theme, 21st Century Trends and Issues in English Language, Literature and Education held on 26th - 27th February, 2019 by the Department of English Language and Literature Lahore Garrison University (LGU) Pakistan entitled Edwardian Analysis of The Last Metaphor (Session Chaired by Mr Muhammad Furqan Tanvir Department of English Language and Literature - UMT, Lahore. I have been teaching them since 2013. It is my passion to do something for the students who are like me.I love to teach Classical Poetry. I have been teaching classical, Romantic and Modern poetry since 2012.I love to cherish the rhetoric of classics: Milton, Shakespeare and A pope. I adore the phrases of Shelley, Keats and Wordsworth the prophet of nature. I praise Yeats, Larkin and T.S Eliot for their new ideas in Modern English literature. I taught the functional English courses at UOS, M.B.Din Campus. I masterly taught Communication Skills, Technical Report Writing. In April 2019, I started teaching as Assistant Professor in University of Central Punjab Gujranwala. It is also a blessed year for me as I presented Paper in Islamic International University Islamabad. I worked hard and presented a virtual Presentation in Harvard Faculty Club Harvard University Massachusetts Boston USA. In September 2019, I joined UOL, Gujrat Campus.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

No.  Designation School/Institute/University
LECTURER GCU,MANDI BHAUDDIN CAMPUS
LECTURER UOS, MANDI BHAUDDIN CAMPUS
LECTURER UCP,GUJRANWALA CAMPUS
LECTURER 16-Sep-19 to date UNIVERSITY OF LAHORE, GUJRAT CAMPUS

MY QUALIFICATIONS

No.  Degree / Program of Study Name Awarding Body/University/Institute
M.PHIL ENGLISH LITERATURE 2018 MUL, LAHORE
M.PHIL ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE UNIVERSITY OF SARGODHA 
M.A ENGLISH UNIVERSITY OF SARGODHA

MY RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: JOURNALS ARTICLES / BOOK CHAPTERS / PATENTS

No.  Title  Details
A Socio-Cultural Study of the Odyssey by Homer and the Odyssey by Usman Ali: A Comparative Analysis (International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL) Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2017, PP 13-22 ISSN 2347-3126 (Print) & ISSN 2347-3134 (Online) http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2347-3134.0501002 www.arcjournals.org)
Psychoanalytical Approach to William Somerset Maugham’s The Dream Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues (AQ) Volume 1, Issue-1, February 2017 ,International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (ICLLC 2017, Pune, India) ISSN: 2229-581X Vision:
The Mythopoeic Study of Mask in Euripides’s Play Medea: A Sign of Plurality International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature (IJSELL) Volume 4, Issue 12, December 2016, PP 28-34 ISSN 2347-3126 (Print) & ISSN 2347-3134 (Online) http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2347-3134.0412006 www.arcjournals.org
The Dynamics of Power: A Study of Ali’s The Odyssey 2017 (1) Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues (AQ) Volume 3, Issue-2, and March 2017) International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture (ICLLC 2017, Pune, India) ISSN: 2229-581X www.iasepune.org
https://www.careerkarwan.com/articles/the-contemporary-drama-in-pakistan https://www.careerkarwan.com/articles/the-contemporary-drama-in-pakistan
Data Structure in C++ Graphically edited (published)
An explorations of the master structure of the Adventures of Hir and Ranjha: A Proppian Study (RJELL)

MY RESEARCH SUPERVISION:

Areas of Supervision  SOUTHASIAN LITERATURE, MODERN LITERATURE

Currently Supervising

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
SANIA SAFDAR Investigating the Ideological State Apparatuses: A Neo-colonial Marxist Critique of Qaisra Shahraz’s A Pair of Jeans and Other Stories UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
MARYAM A socio-psychological study of Qaisra shiraz’s selected short stories UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
Aqsa Nayab Marginality in cinematic movies Khuda k Lye and My name is khan UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
Khadija Nasir AN ECOCRITICAL STUDY OF THE KITE RUNNER BY KHALID HUSSENI UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
AYESHA AN INTERTEXTUAL STUDY OF THE MALE CHARACTERS OF THE HOUSE BARNARDA ALBA AND MY FEUDAL LORD UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
IQRA A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA AND THE ALCHEMIST UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
SAIRA CHEEMA INTERTEXTUALITY IN THE SELECTED  FEMALE CHARACTERS OF  SHAKESPEARE UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS

Completions

Student Name Research Topic Affiliation
SAMRA CH BRACKTIAN ANALYSIS OF THE SEA AND THE POPE’S WEDDING UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
JAHNZAIB  AN INTERTEXTUAL COLLAGE OF THE SEA AND THE LAST METAPHOR UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
NOVEELA BANO A GYNOCRITICAL STUDY OF THE BRIDE BY BAPSI SIDHWA UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
MISHAL MIR A HIDDEN REPRESENTATION OF AFGHANISTAN: A SOCIO-PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY OF A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS BY KHALID HUSSEINI UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
AREEJ MALIK A COMPASSINATE STUDY OF THE ADVENTURES OF HIR AND RANJHA  UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS
HASNAN AN EXISTANTIAL STUDY OF THE DUMB WAITER AND THE LAST METAPHOR UOL,GUJRAT CAMPUS

MY TEACHINGS:

Course Information (Name/Code) Year Taught Program (BS/MS/PhD) University /Institute
SOUTHASIAN LITERATURE  2021 MS UOL,LAHORE CAMPUS
2Oth CENTURY POETRY AND DRAMA 2019 MS UOL,LAHORE CAMPUS
SOUTHASIAN LITERATURE 2021 BS UOL,LAHORE CAMPUS
NON-NATIVE LITARTURE  2018 M.A UOS, MANDI BHAUUDIN CAMPUS
CLASSICAL LITERTURE 2014-2018 M.A UOS, MANDI BHAUUDIN CAMPUS
ROMANTIC LITERATURE 2021 MS UOL,LAHORE CAMPUS
ROMANTIC LITERATURE 2014-2018 M.A UOS, MANDI BHAUUDIN CAMPUS
MODERN LITERATURE 2014-2018 M.A UOS, MANDI BHAUUDIN CAMPUS
CLASSICAL, ROMANTIC AND MODERN POETRY 2012-2014 M.A GCU,MANDI BHAUDDIN CAMPUS